fall block

fall block

[′fȯl ‚bläk]
(mechanical engineering)
A pulley block that rises and falls with the load on a lifting tackle.
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The chamber also sponsors the spring and fall citywide garage sales, the farmers market, typically held between June and September at the Chautauqua building at Kitchell Park, and the fall Block Party, held the first Tuesday in October in the business district.
Work will include port main engine clutch and coupling overhaul; antenna cleaning, inspecting and refurbishing; helicopter deck sprinkler and hose reel piping renewal; fall blocks and fairlead sheaves; hull painting and cleaning; and flight deck non-skid renewal.
CUTLINE: TREE FALL BLOCKS ROAD - John Grady, left, and Ted Sargent of the Department of Public Works' Forestry Division cut up an old maple tree that fell on a parked car at 563 Salisbury St.